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Registered Radiology Technologist (Evenings)

Company: Tanner Health System
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for the operation of radiographic equipment to perform diagnostic radiographic exams. Education Technical or Vocational school plus up to 2 years of specialty training Licenses & Certifications *Healthcare Provider (CPR)*Radiologic Technologist Qualifications *Prefer ARRT registry, will accept registry eligible graduates. One year post-graduation will be given to obtain registry. *Prefer graduate of AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology. *Must obtain CPR certification within 30 days from hire. Requirements:
Area of Responsibilities
*Competence in scheduling exams in the CR unit, as well as the use of PACS and Web PACS
*Demonstrates competency in patient care according to the age of the patient and population served: neonate infant, toddler, preschool, school age, adolescent, adult and geriatric.
*Demonstrates knowledge of growth and development.
*Is knowledgeable of hospital policy and procedures; safety, life safety, security, equipment, utilities, disaster preparedness, hazardous materials and waste. Follows standard precautions.
*Performs radiographic exams as assigned under the supervision of a registered technologist, i.e., CT portables, C-arm, general and emergency radiographic studies.
*Completes and assists in all orientation of new employees.
*Demonstrates knowledge of pain management and responds appropriately.
*Demonstrates the ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient's needs.
*Demonstrates understanding of the range of treatment needed by these patients (age and diagnosis).
*Monitors and assures patient safety
*Performs quality exams consistently to meet standards set by the radiologist.
*Responsible for assisting and keeping radiology equipment and accessories in satisfactory operating condition.
*Responsible for assisting during fluoroscopic procedures and other special type procedures.
*Responsible for CQI related duties and QA/QC duties as assigned. Understands and participates and The Joint Commission requirements
*Responsible for individual continuing education. Compliance Statement
Employee performs within the prescribed limits of Tanner Health System's Ethics and Compliance program. Is responsible to detect, observe, and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, the Compliance Officer, or the Hotline. Education
Technical or Vocational school plus up to 2 years specialty training Experience
No prior work experience required Licenses & Certifications *Healthcare Provider (CPR)*Radiologic Technologist Supervision
*N/A Qualifications
*Prefer ARRT registry , will accept registry eligible graduates. One year post graduation will be given to obtain registry.
*Prefer graduate of AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology.
*Must obtain CPR certification within 30 days from hire. Definitions
*Under the direct supervision of the Radiologist and department director and supervisor. Is responsible for the operation of radiographic equipment to perform diagnostic radiographic exams. Contact With Others
Requires frequent but limited contacts with many others to do job, or extensive contacts with a limited number of categories of people to apply procedures or treatment. Requires discretion and tact to interpret departmental procedures. Effect Of Error
Probable errors may be serious and involve losses such as improper costs, overpayment, waste of material, damage to equipment, and delay in processing work. Effect usually confined within the organization. Most of work not subject to direct verification or check. Regularly works with some confidential data such as account, salaries, patient medical records, which if disclosed might have adverse internal or external effects. Supervisory Responsibility
Occasionally uses assistance of aide or helper in performance of task Mental Demands
Semi-routine duties of some variety and difficulty performed under general supervision and following general operating procedures and practices. Work involves some planning to select correct methods and correct for error. Physical Effort
Considerable physical effort - Lifts, carries, or handles medium weight equipment, materials, or supplies most of day. Occasional physical effort with heavy objects (over 60 lbs.). Works in reaching or strained positions frequently. Working Conditions
Extreme - Constantly involved in exposure to dirt, odors, noise, or some work is performed with exposure to temperature/weather extremes/occupational risk and probability of coming into contact with blood borne pathogens, other potentially infectious diseases, or biomedical/bio-hazardous materials. Working Conditions Aspects For Immunizations
*Performs tasks involving contact with blood, blood-contaminated body fluids, other body fluids, or sharps (needles)
*Directly works with Patients less than 12 months of age Physical Aspects Continually (at least once per day)
*Hearing
*Visual
*Speaking
*Standing
*Balancing Frequently (at least 3 times a week)
*Typing
*Manual Dexterity - pinching with fingers, etc.
*Feeling (Touch) - determining temperature, texture, by touching
*Reaching - above shoulder
*Reaching - below shoulder
*Walking
*Lifting up To 25 lbs.
*Lifting 25 To 60 lbs.
*Lifting over 60 lbs.
*Handling - seizing, holding, grasping
*Pushing/Pulling - up To 25 lbs.
*Pushing/Pulling - 25 To 60 lbs.
*Pushing/Pulling - over 60 lbs. Occasionally (at least once a month)
*Bending
*Running - In response To an emergency
*Carrying
*Kneeling
*Squatting
*N95 Respirator usage (PPE)
*Hazmat suit usage (PPE)

Keywords: Tanner Health System, Atlanta , Registered Radiology Technologist (Evenings), Healthcare , Carrollton, Georgia

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